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LT Model UN places second at Sandburg, travels to WUMUNC

Margaret Kahn, Freelance Reporter

October 16, 2017


Filed under Online Exclusives

As multiple conferences approach in multiple states, Model UN students are beginning to plan for debates over world issues with kids from around the country.              “MUN is basically a debate club about world issues," MUN founder John Cronfel said. "You pretend that you are...

Comfort dog brings help, compassion to community

Comfort dog brings help, compassion to community

Diane Makovic, Freelance Reporter

October 13, 2017


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In order to provide compassion to anyone suffering or in need, a comfort dog named Angel visits schools, nursing homes and places undergoing emergencies. Angel is associated with a charity called Lutheran Church Charities, and she is owned by St. John’s Lutheran Church located at 505 S. Park Rd....

Issue #1: 9-22-17

October 6, 2017


Filed under Print Issues

Boys Varsity Soccer vs. DGN

October 6, 2017


Filed under Sports Score

Hands-on experiences available at LT in the many fields of science

James King, Freelance Reporter

October 4, 2017


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Students are getting more hands-on experience in the many fields of science by joining together and participating in local high school competitions.  On November 18th at Palatine High School the Lyons Township High School Science Olympiad team will be dressing up as construction workers and putting their ...

LT begins new AP class, open to freshmen, sophomores

Grace Weismantel, Freelance Reporter

October 3, 2017


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Hoping to give students a challenge with content and skill building, LT has began A.P. Human Geography, a new class available for freshmen and sophomores. “I am very excited for students in this class,” social studies teacher James Milkert said. “A.P. Human Geography focuses on encouraging students...

LT students prepare for fall Snowball

Reese Komsthoeft, Freelance Reporter

October 2, 2017


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The word snowball brings forth images of a small, circular icy ball, but when LT students hear it, they think of the weekend retreat that comes around twice a year. They learn about social issues and themselves, and the fall retreat is almost here.   Snowball is a weekend retreat to Camp Mclean on the first weekend of November. Around 225-250 students attend snowba...

Football vs. Glenbard West

October 2, 2017


Filed under Sports Score

Boys Varsity Soccer vs. York

September 28, 2017


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Rauner signs new school funding formula into law

Spencer Levinson, Reporter

September 26, 2017


Filed under News

Less than two weeks ago, Gov. Bruce Rauner signed SB 1947 into law. This new legislation is a school funding overhaul. Approved by the Senate on a 38-13 vote, one important component of the law is that funding will be distributed to schools based upon a four tier system. In this system, lower income...

Ed Sheeran dazzles crowd at Allstate Arena

Ed Sheeran dazzles crowd at Allstate Arena

Georgia Dougherty, Business Manager

September 26, 2017


Filed under Online Exclusives, Top Stories

One might think that one man and a guitar would not be enough to entertain the entirety of the Allstate Arena. If that is the case, this person has not seen Ed Sheeran perform live. Sheeran’s concert consists of him, his guitar, and a loop, which allows him to repeat recorded sounds with a pedal to ...

Rivalry matches hype

Mikaela Larson, Sports Editor

September 23, 2017


Filed under Articles, Sports, Uncategorized

The rivalry between Lyons Township and Hinsdale Central rarely disappoints and the annual Silver Brick game between the boy’s varsity soccer teams was no exception. Although there were no back-and-forth hype videos and social media wars, the teams did the talking, taking the game to a double overtime b...

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